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Being the Gaffer!
Being the Gaffer!

Being the Gaffer!

The Crazy World of the Football Manager

SPORTS & RECREATION

160 Pages, 6 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $14.95 (US $14.95)

Publication Date: October 2010

ISBN 9781853757723

Rights: US

Prion (Oct 2010)

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Overview

From Ron Atkinson's chunky gold jewelry to Brian Clough's acerbic tongue, this is a book that celebrates everything connected with being a football manager

From Ron Atkinson's chunky gold jewelry to Brian Clough's acerbic tongue, this is a book that celebrates everything connected with being a football manager Exploring the many varied aspects of being a "footy" manager—from dressing room approach and football philosophy through to dress sense, charisma, fearsome feuds, and cutting wit—this unique book profiles more than 50 of the most famous managers in professional football. Packed with classic quotes, fascinating biographies, hilarious stories, exclusive contributions, and fun photography, the book features—amongst others—Bill Shankly, Brian Clough, Sir Matt Busby, Ron Atkinson, Kevin Keegan, Harry Redknapp, Terry Venables, Don Revie, Neil Warnock, and John Beck. Football management is widely regarded as one of the toughest jobs in the world—and this is the long overdue celebration of the man in the dugout.

Author Biography

Ian Valentine regularly contributes to Condé Nast, GQ, and The Shooting Times. He is the author of Football Managers and Station 43.